Dr. Christina Devereaux

Christina Devereaux serves as Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Training in the Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling program at Antioch University New England where she formulated the first ever dance/movement therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorders Study Group. In addition she is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Pratt Institute in the Department of Creative Arts Therapy and is on the faculty at Inspirees, a training program for dance/movement therapy in China. She has also served on the Adjunct Faculty at Drexel University, as a Thesis Chair at Naropa University, taught modern dance courses at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and has guest lectured at New York University.
Christina received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a specialty in Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology from The Santa Barbara Graduate Institute where her research emphasis was on mothers’ experiences in early interaction with their children who developed autism. She received her Master’s Degree in dance/movement therapy from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She has extensive clinical experience with a variety of populations including children with severe emotional disturbance, autism spectrum disorders, physical disabilities, victims of abuse and neglect, families in crisis, adults with mental illness and dual diagnosis, and supporting healthy attachment for mother/infant dyads.